This style of preparation and cooking of chicken is popular in Malaysia and is adopted by a few cuisines in the area such as Kapitans Curry. This is a simple preparation with the essential flavours.

  • Chicken - rough cut (½ piece)
  • Big Onion - cut into four (2 pcs)
  • Garlic (4 cloves)
  • Galangal ,2.5 cm (1 in)
  • Lemongrass - cut in half (1 stalk)
  • Coconut Milk (½ cup)
  • Tomato Puri (½ cup)
  • Chili Paste (½ cup)
  • Cooking Oil (2 tablespoons)
  • Oil Beef (1 tbsp)
  • Sugar (a little)
  • Salt
  1. Blend crushed onions, garlic, ginger, and lemongrass with a little water.
  2. Heat oil and ghee and stir together ingredients blended with chili paste. Stir well and sprinkle with sugar.
  3. Saute until the breaking of oil and add chicken. Followed by the tomato puree.
  4. Stir until  homogeneous and reduce until the oil separates again.
  5. Pour in the milk and stir well. Cook to reduce until the gravy is dry.